Find out about the forces affecting rockets, types and history of rockets and shapes involved to make them aerodynamic. Students then use the knowledge gained to create and design their very own rocket and compete to achieve the highest distance.
Suitability – Year classes 1 to 6
Venue requirements – Access to classroom projector, computer and screen. Tables and chairs for students to work at while constructing their rockets. Access to outdoors – school playing field or yard. Rockets typically reach 20ft in height and can travel far from launch spot on windy days